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Storyboard: Abuelita Más Que Chocolate (10)

Abuelita Más Que Chocolate, a weekly series, conversations Emmanuel Garcia shares with Filiberta Trujillo, his grandmother. Abuelita Más Que Chocolate is a feature of Storyboard.

AIDS: Pedro Zamora at 40

I contributed a story on Latino AIDS activist, Pedro Zamora for Windy City Times  – AIDS @ 30 series.  Pedro Zamora was a huge influence on my young adult life and I am honored to highlight his legacy as part of this project.  The AIDS at 30 series was nominated for a 2012 GLAAD award…

Editor of El Diario La Prensa Speaks Out in Favor of Marriage Equality

Rossana Rosado, Editor and Executive Director of El Diario La Prensa in New York City speaks out en Español and English in a new Human Rights Campaign (HRC) ad in support of marriage equality. Her voice is important because she leads the oldest Spanish-language daily newspaper in the U.S. Here is Rosado proving that Latinos…

Why I am still boycotting Tipsy Cake

Why I am still boycotting Tipsy Cake You know that CTA slogan, “See something, Say Something?” Well, that’s exactly what people did last week after watching a video of Tipsy Cake owner, Naomi Levine talking bad about Humboldt Park, the community where she originally opened her bakery in 2006; and where everything is still “produced…

Tipsy Cake Owner Naomi Levine Issues Apology

After community activists and businesses called for a boycott, Tipsy Cake owner Naomi Levine issues apology. Dear Fans I would like to sincerely apologize to the Humboldt Park Community for my insensitive comments made in the City Soles interview that was posted on our Facebook page on February 21st With respect to the specific comments…

Storyboard: Abuelita Más Que Chocolate (8)

Abuelita Más Que Chocolate, a weekly series, conversations Emmanuel Garcia shares with Filiberta Trujillo, his grandmother. Abuelita Más Que Chocolate is an audio feature of Storyboard.

El Stitch y Bitch featured in altar exhibit

Members of El Stitch y Bitch traveled to Indianapolis Oct. 08 to install an all knit/crochet altar at the Indianapolis Art Center. The group unveiled the same installation last year at the 2010 Day of the Dead exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago. The Indianapolis Art Center’s 12th annual Day of…

We Are Hip Hop Festival 2011

The rain didn’t deter youth from attending the 6th Annual We Are Hip-Hip Festival at Dvorak Park on Saturday, Aug. 13. Their commitment is a testament to the hunger that youth have for more outlets to express their artistic talents. This was my first Pros Arts Studio event as a board member. Here are some…

10 CHICAGO EVENTS IN JULY TO “JUULIIKE”

Chicago is hot like Mexico this time of year and so are the following 10 events. Organized by date, all are equally fabulous in their own respective ways. Four of the 10 are completely free – now that I got your attention, check out the list! Juuliike? SAT July 09  –  Fa$hion: A Love Story Hot…

Storyboard Ed. 01

  Storyboard with Emmanuel GarciaOn this edition – political comic, Kate Clinton talks about Obama’s second State of the Union Address, Jason Lee, introduces us to 100 Gay Men, a new organization in Southern California; and we premiere our first weekly segment, Abuelita Más Que Chocolate.